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Re: Rejecting commits to a 1.5 server from clients < 1.5

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2007-10-26 15:56:09 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On 10/26/07, Jack Repenning <jrepenning@collab.net> wrote:
>> On Oct 26, 2007, at 5:17 PM, Miha Vitorovic wrote:
>>> IMO, it's not about contradiction, it's about giving the users a
>>> choice.
>>> They can mix the clients, or the server admins can choose to force the
>>> version. More choice ==> a good thing.
>> Do server admins get this choice? That would be better, I agree --
>> and that was the way the conceptual proposal was originally put. But
>> I think the implementation proposal that eventually developed does
>> not involve choice: all 1.5 repositories will always reject all
>> access from pre-1.5 clients.
>> Did I miss something there?
> I must have missed an actual implementation proposal but it would
> completely violate our compatibility rules if we disallowed pre-1.5
> clients. Any 1.x client has to be able to talk to any 1.x server.
> My assumption is that our rules would allow an admin to decide to
> restrict this in their configuration if they wanted. But the base
> tool itself has to support a 1.x client talking to 1.5 server.

That was my impression, too.


Received on Fri Oct 26 15:57:43 2007

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